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'ft&gst'tmm ESTABLISHED 1861 ?v.v-i.', awn r IHVHIti %X> TT'' Russians Take 8,000 Prisoners . Exclusive of Dead and H . ; Wounded. JfrTLE NOT CONCLUSIVE ^erman Center is Forging For . ward Slowly by Virtue of . Sustained Pressure. Ol J.VISOSSV AS) i BERLIN vialjondon, Sept. 9. An Important victor}' in the At^onne' ??** *niK)unce<1 t<xl?y by the war of ^rench P?s,tlons over a front Kilometers and 300 to 500 yards deep were captured. H oAiw - *?? a??ociat?o prcss) Bulgaria. Sept. 0.?Accord ,nforInatlonreceIved from re sources, the allies are now con ; Si" , Iarge forces including '??25'* iPfiSS* artillery for a gen attack on the Dardanelles. i?!1? presence of mine sweepers n't Beddul Bohr near the entrance to t IW> www is regarded as foreshad f oivlng Increased activity including a Vigorous bombardment of the outer ^Dardanelles fort^ V J" *??0=>AT?D milll ^ ' Sept' 9-?For the first .time in many weeks the Russians, according to their owij statement, nave inflicted a severe defeat on their ?opponents. The battle of Tuesday ?"ear Tranobol, seventy miles east of emberg, and near the Galiclan fron tier, while not conclusive, Is regarded Jn England as lndlcatng that the Russians are reaching the stage where they propose striking back after their Jong retreat. . Vw.fh? tT,eut?n'? forces engaged. In this battle Included not only Au; trlans but German forces. The Rus sians maintain that 8,000 prisoners, exclusive of the dead or wounded measure the extent of the victory and v i^hat it would have been more pro Jounced but for their Inferiority in .artillery. ' wLTS? ?er,ma" center 18 forging for ward slowly by virtue of sustained pressure, but in the north Field Mar Mai von" Hlndenburg is still unable toforce a passage of th? Dvina. N'cholaa removed" as ln ohIef t>f the Husslan forces Is today on his way to his new headquarters In the Caucasus. Pend ing further developments the Rus sian and English press is unable to .. fathom just what this transfer signi ??B- It Is suggested in some quar i ters that the shift may be a fore runner to an Important Russian di ? v version on the Turkish frontier in ??fnw ?.n ?lth the Franco-British attempt to force the Dardanelles ? By means of air raids, gunfire from t' ?ea and artillery bombardment .at many piaces on the western front. - i?Hren=h and British continue to hammer German positions without launcning infantry attacks. g||j 'y . ? TWENTY PERSONS KILLED IN THE ZEPPELIN RAID LONDON, Sept!"".?Twenty per ? - sons were killed and eighty-six others ; rS^ed In last night's Zeppelin raid. These figures were given out her? officially today. The German airship & new over the easten counties of Eng land and the London district. ?-Tihe ?aid ls described by the Pall Mall Gazette as "Londoners first glinjpse of the war at close quar ?rs.\ The Evening Standard speaks or the coolness shown everywhere, but warns the public against the "no ticeably and widespread dangerous position to regard the affair as a species of spectacle." It suggests that ln addition to the Zeppelin, which within limits "Is a terrible instrument of war there Is I also danger from aircraft guns Therefore, it advises, the public! tJake aeriaI vlslt0" more ser ,dlastni|lt English newspapers are prohibited froTn pub lishing unofficial details of such at fore8oing guarded ref milrthat the Zeppelins eln??? M?d the beart 0f the city m?re closely than on previous occasions. (Continued on pageTltJ ^j BRITISH TRANSPORT SUNK BY THE TURKS Recently in Waters of Turkey According to a Statement from Bremen. IKY Af BOCIATVD PMIO BERLIN, Sept. 9.?A' siatement given out by the Overseas News Agency today suotes the Weser ZeS tung, ot Bremen, as saying that the British steamship Southland serving as a transport recently in Tuklsli, water. The news agency says: "The WeBer Beltung ol Bremen, points out that the transport South land was torpedoed in Turkish wa waters. The Southland formerly was the Red Star'liner Vaderland." These steamers flew the Belgian flag up to the time of the occupation of Belgium and then sailed under the American flag| Now the Southland, which laterly was flying the American flag, suddenly was changed into a British transport." The British government has made no announcement of the sinking of another transport following the loss of the Royal Edward. Shipping re cords show, however, that the Red Star liner Vaderland, was renamed the Southland being placed under the British flag and was commandered by the British government for war purposes last March. iSOpD On a Memorial Class Room the McClelland Bible Class is Having Built. Ground has been broken on the excavating for the new class room which the McClelland Bible class is having built under tlie front ilirt of the First Presbyterian church. There will be a Main street entrance to the basement room .which the f.lass plans to -make the most comfortable and up to date class room possible. The class hopes to be In their new quar ters in a few weeks, as Miss Mc Gaughy, whom Clarksburg people know as a papular member of the Hamilton evangelistic party, and now in charge of the Young Women's Christian Association work here, will teach a woman's Bible class in the main room of the church, now used by the McClelland class. HEAvnmiL Causes River to Overflow and Flood the Lowlands of the City of Ottawa. (?V ASSOCIATED PRKSS1 OTTAWA, Kan., Sept. 9.?Rainfall of 5.7.2 inches early today caused the Marias de Cygnes river to overflow and flood the lowlands of the city* Hundreds of people hurledly left their homes and marooned residents were rescued in fooats. The river, which has left its banks eight times this year, was rising at tiie rate of twelve Inches an hour today. PLACED ON TRIAL Is Farmer M. Thompson on Charge of Violation of Llqnor Law. Farmer M. Thompson was placed on trial in Magistrate William E. Starcher's court at 3 o'clock this af ternoon on a charge of violating the prohibition law. Thompson was ar rested along with' Lloyd Duff. Wil liam Freeland and Charlie Morgan early Saturday morning, after the au tomate In which the four were rid ing had given county authorities and Salem officers a lengthy ctiase. The automobile was not stopped until members of the sheriff's party had punctured the tires with revolver shots. . Archibald's Passports Cancelled By Lansing 1 Action May Be the Forerunner of Dr. Dumba's Departure ./ from This Country. fit'1 messenger for one of ^he, European belligerents. Cancellation of Archibald's pass ports Is the first official action In a diplomatic action, which, it has been suggested, might possibly extend so far as to cw:;-? ilie iHpariure of Dr. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9?Secre-; ?)Umba from this country. ; tery Lansing has cancelled the pass-; Those closcJt tll0 presldent de - ? Mm scribed his attitude a9 being very re !urtant to take Initial action and ?Amm?n?raHnn? frim Tv nnnZn. iio;.inE that the situation would be re communications from Dr. Constjw , ?, ????^??...j.. \ tine Dumba, the Austro-Hungarian L'? ?d,!? L hi. : ambassador, to his foreign office on himself or his government. It haB ' the subject of fomenting strikes Inr^fe r??rtJedt ,"*at the a?baa4sad?r . American munitions plants. Archl-1'contemplated taking a vacation to at ? baldnow Is at Rotterdam andAmer-itend to personal buslnesg at home. $ lean Minister Van Dyke has been In- That might satisfy the needs of dl structed-to issue an emergency pass-' plomacy. port to permit his return to the1 A Rustem Bey, the ambassador from - gtateg W],en tj,e department Turkey, took leave of absence some ce probably will be called on'time ago after making public state? le If he ha? violated any law ments which violated diplomatic de e United States in acting as 'a coram. , .. , i . . * TRAIN WRECKED. + ? 1 ? (By Associated Press.) ? BLK1NS, Sept. 9.?Western + + Maryland railway passenger + + train No. 41. Elltins to Grafton, ? ? was wrecked by a broken rail * + Ave miles west of Elltins at * + 6:05 this morning, the engine + + and baggage car leaving the + + rails. Engineer Charles Twigg, + ? Fireman Lewis Walker and Ex- ? + press Messenger Clyde Canflela + + were injured. None of the pas- + ? sengers were hurt ? * +++++++++++++++++ Must Determine the Outcome of the War Struggle De clares Lloyd George. ? <mr ASSOCIATSD PRKSS) BRISTOL. Eng., Sept. 9?Amid up roarious applause and some confus ion'caused by an insistent delegato l demanding the right to question him, David Lloyd George, the British min 'ister of munitions, addressed a packed hall of trades unionists here this after noon striking the keynote of his speech with the declaration that the war had resolved itself into a con flict between the mechanics in the conflicting nations. "With you," said the minister, "vic tory is assured. "Without you our cause is lost "I come here as the greatest em ployer of labor in this country. You passed resolutions yesterday pledging yourselve8 to assist the government In a successful proseoutfon of the war and I am here in behalf of the gov ernffifiMt to' tike-you at your -word." As between British .and German workmen, the< minister said he be lieved the British were the better. Of the City of Los Angeles as a Result of Absence of Mayor Sebastian. rnv ASSOCIATED ORKSS) LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9?-Miss Es tella Lawton Lindsay, the city's lone councllwoman, was acting poayor of the city today, Mayor Sebastian hav ing been called out of town for the day. w This is the first time as far* as known nthat a woman has acted as the head of a municipality the size of Los Angeles. SPECIAL MEETING. Special communication of Herman Lodge, No. 6. Ancient Free and Accept ed Masons, will be held at 7:30 o'clock Friday evening in the Masonic temple on West Pike street for work in the third degree. PROHIBITI MAY BL Strict Enforcement by the Of ficers Said to Affect Trade Conditions. The following article appear In the Pittsburg Dispatch written by Aloysius Coll, staff correspondent of West Virginia for that paper: While West Virginia is not at all ready to change her attltnde toward strict prohibition, there ia considera ble discontent over indirect results of the recently enacted amendments, especially as these apply to business in cities situated near the state boundaries. In this relation it may be stated that any new move look las toward relaxation of the present liquor laws will not have as its prin cipal aim and object the return of John Barleycorn to West Virginia, ; l-nt a change in the law which will i tend to keep some of West Virginia's i good money within the states' circu lar boundaries. The centers of complaint are those ; cities continguous to other cities li other states. Parkersburg has her Marietta, in Ohio, Morgantown and I Fairmont have their Point Marlon In Pennsylvania. Charleston and Huntington have their Ohio and Ken tucky ports of refuge,, and so it. Is with every city and town near the boundaries, till the state of West Virginia is now forming the hub of a great wheel, sending out her money from every spoke In the -wheel to some point beyond the rim and tire. 1 And the complaint is not that the | West Virginian is buying liquors | away from home but ? that- every, jaunt for bottled solace Js made a ; little shopping tour to th? detriment [ot the "sold in West YlnlaU" slo Begin Semi-Annual Meeting of Their National Association , in New London. (?V ASSOCIATE MM? ? NEW LONDON, Conn., S<*>t 9.? The effect of the European war on American cotton Industry, particular ly In the matter of dye stuffs, is the feature of the program for semi-an nual meeting ot the National Asso ciation of Cotton Manufacturers, be ginning here today and continuing through Saturday. Aside from the address of the pres ident of the association, AlbertvGreene Duncan, of Boston, whicn is on the program for today, the later sessions of the convention 'Will discuss tech nical subjects, among them "The i Prevention of Accidents in Cotton I Mills" by John Calder, of Boston; "The Development ot tne Use of .Natural Dye Stuffs" by Edward S. Chapin, of Boston, and "The Scarcity 'of Dyes sand Chemicals uurlng the Present "War" by Dr. 1. v. Stanley Stanislaus, of Philadelphia. I In addition to the business meet ? ings, the program committee has ar ' ranged for contests at golf, baseball '.and tennis, in each ot which tro phies are provided. ' S. A. Zinn Said to Have Taken Rope and Cable and He j Is Jailed. i Charged with the theft of rope and cable valued at *150 from Frank Groves, an oil- contractor, S. A. Zlnn, a farmer of Big Rock Camp, near Brown, was arrested and lodged in the county jail this afternoon by Speo ial Constable Robert M. Noon. The warrant against. Zinn ? wag. sworn out In'Magistrate'ft. Edward- Kidd's court He will be tried, in a dayor two. The officer went to ?ig Book- Camp Wednesday night but did not succeed in locating Zlnn until this morning. Zinn vigorously denies the charge against him. . 111" Is Being Built By Warne Under taking Company on Lot in Traders Alley. Ground was broken Thursday morning for the foundationn of a two story brick garage which is to be built by the Warne Undertaking Sompany ,on nthe rear end of Its lot ion West Pike street. The building will be 24 by 40 feet. Th* work will be rushed to a speedy completion by Contractors White and Srtrepp, who have charge of the work. The ffrst floor will be used to keep the Company's funeral cars '.11. a large wash rack will also be built on this floor. The upper floor will be used for a storage room. The buiding which has been lo cate on the rear of the' lot has been moved to an adjoining lot. ON LAW i CHANGED gan of the home citizens. Many Trips Made. An extra coach is now attached to certain trains over the Baltimore and Ohio between Fairmont and Point Marion. The volume of traffic is from Fairmont and Morgantown to Point Marion and return and the extra coach would probably be vacant if tho reduced round-trip rate were quoted in the opposite direction. The great est rush is Saturday, when many; West Virginian-, bring in their weeks'! supply of wet goods. It is likewise; legal to bring into the state liquors' in wagons and automobiles, and many trips are made especially In autos from points as far inland in the state! as Clarksburg and Grafton. I So many absentees from the state every Saturday afternoon is Bald to show up in Saturday sales especially, and this effect is felt not only at the soft drink stands, the newsstands and other like places of business, but al so in all other lines of business. It costs the Parkersburger fifty cents to make the round trip to .Marietta, Ohio, by trolley, and busl-i ness men in Parkersburg figure that; the average expenditure of the West Virginia citizen In Ohio will not foot up a cent less than $2.50 for each trip. ' May Affect Dry Cases are now before the higher courts In this state which may change the effect of. the laws in .so far as they relate to the effects of the re cent rigid amendments, enacted by the legislature. .Two cases are from Monongalia county, the state against Andrew Slxo the state against Joseph 3. ]end Fred J. Emsweller. . (Continued on P?fe 4.), ? ? i ? ? :>v: ." ' X -iVK SlWSP + + * + ?}? + + t + + ^.!. + + + ^ + 41 + BXtEY DAT. + * f (By Associated Press.) * + INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9.? + ? ' Governor Samuel M. Ralston * ? has Issued a proclamation des- * + ignatlng October 7 as Riley day + ? and urging the people of the * ? statd to set aside the day to * ? honor James Whltcomb Riley, * ? the poet whom Governor Rals- + +. ton calls "Indiana's most be- * ? loved citizen. iMr. Riley will be ? ? 66 years old on October 7. ? ?+? ? ^****** * * * *i RIG BlflLDER Dies in a Local Hospital from Injuries Received When He Fell from a Rig. Charles C. McClintock, aged 43 years, a rig builder employed by John Craig, contractor and rig builder, died at 9:40 o'clock Wednesday night in a local hospital from Injuries He received Tuesday morning when he I Tell sixty-two feet from a rig he was ? working on near Shlnnston. Mr. Mc Clintock has oeen a patient in a lo cal hospital since Tuesday auffe'ltg with a fractured skull and other in juries which caused his death last night I ,The deceased man had resided In (this city for, the last live years and In that' time had been employed as a ;rlg builder. H&, came here Trom Har .rlsviile, Pa., where his- body will he (taken this afternoon on the 2:50 o'dock Baltimore and Ohio train ,and funeral services and burial will jbe held there at 1 o'clock Friday af ternoon. I Mr. McClintock is survived by a sis ter, Mrs. James K. Lov6, of Tampa. Fla., and two brothers, D. I. and James O. McClintock, Doth of Pitts burg. SrAHL_SENTENGEO German Reservist Gets Eigh teen Months in Atlanta's Prison for Perjury. ASSOCIATED PRESS) t YORK. Sept. 9.?Gustavs titan], the German reservist who swore he saw four' guns on the Lust tan a Just before it sailed from here on its last trip but later admitted his affidavit was false and entered a plea of guilty to perjury, was today sen tenced by Federhl judge Hough to eighteen months .'Imprisonment in the federal prison at Atlanta and to pay a fine of *1. v * For Salvaging Six Steamers Hurled Ashore by Recent Hurricane Awarded. ... ASSOCIATED PRESS) MOBILE, Sept. 9.?Contracts for salvaging six steamers hurled ashore near Galveston by the recent West Indian hurricane have been awarded to Mobile wrecking companies, it was annpunced here today. The contracts Involve JI72.000 and six months will ;be required to place the ships back I in the gulf through dredged chan nels. j The steamers are the Southern Pa cific Elsud, the Austrian Morawitz, which tied up at Galveston at the be ginning of the war, and the Eaton Hall, Rlpston, Wall'ace and Harles den, all British. TRIIILIIGIIT Of Two Men, Charged With Throwing Rubbish into the Street. ! James Jammle and Frank Bclslto proprietors of conufectionery stores'* O'en Elk, are to' be tried before Mayor G. H. Gordon in police court at 7 o'clock this even-! ing on charges of throwing rubbish | into the streets. ' The two men were arrested by! L' Shope who, acted upon orders from the sanl-! tary. department. Jammie and Belsl- i to were released upon their own' personal recognizances. CELEBRATE AXXITEESART. I ' 1 ? gig. .. '? The anniversary of the board , of education of the Western Virginia conference .of the Methodist Episcopal be celebrated at tonights meeting of the conference, i Rev. ?B^U%fPr?&? By Flood in Mine Caused by . Mining Up a Thick Wall between Mines. B" C-' Sept- 9-?An nouncement was made today that the had law fnT?1 of Br,Ush Columbia nad laid indictments for manslaugh Hf TmS? ?homaf Graham and J. npnt ^ n ' 7? mining men promi wtfh I Canada. They are charged th! hi . 1e8S ln ""lection with the disaster that caused. the loss of nineteen lives in the Reserve mino DeOraNhTmalr Fobruai-y p. 'ast *5 Is chief inspector of mines kin !??? '! government. Ton Company, ?n%Nan p'rTnc^o.1"86 ??! depotS J.?11 "0 feet thick was sup fh* Se?"ate tbe Reserve from tnn ml WOr^ ?ga ?r s?uth Welling yea? A hh, !\bad been flooded for: ??? ,bIast the Reserve broke th^t^eo^ening" P?Uredl twi**!. fi*Uvd' 11 18 asserted, that Tonkin had been conducting opera tions basing measurements on copies of maps of the old ?Wellington work The copies had been d?awn to * '??rent scale'from the orletnal and the wall of 400 feet, which was Mr to exlst' was mined up, it la said, as a result of the difference between the maps. Tonkin, It is al ii?6?' c1oul('easily have obtained the original. Graham,. it is said l?f* everything to Tonkin, ' lef* inletrop p0ci FoJJ- ^ys 0n Account of TfkT A -u- '*Y IOLA, Kan., Sept. 9.?The Droner'v loss in Allen county from the floods of bis week will reach *700,000, acclrd Briiirt 8UleS combed here today. Relief work among (he scores of nfffin?*- W8S temP?rariIy halted last night-by a rain storm. t,.J",R ,;HebbB and three members of ly,.who had b?en in a tree top nl*ht ?h i.Were r?scued late last night. They live on a farm twenty when their hom^ S'UnS t0 tile tree wnen tneir home was swept away. WODGASSEB. A good gasser came in on the Br van &?. Quiet Dell. thl. moSS? hall boy a tell mu1 BrRtr,hhfctSAof Jhree tasked* Robbers Are Described by Them to the Police. (,r *>?OCIATIB Putts) m?k!'he^home by came to her end was described tn according - to" the nniiPA w" Ownie Talis, the haU bov in ^ Lord?iS bomo' deputy Commissioned a pnr^.2Unoed tbat TaIIs bftd made ^confession relative to the mur sasasss*" ?rm. frnT?Mi!Iurderera t00,c diamond rings r??rffitoxdcontaining jewels* worn! It was'Vno^' however' W'T' Nichols's collection of jewefs w? nUce m'M,nS from the ?.laf? *r?m where she had alwav* S "? on a rlbbon around her wJb"? murdered woman was the ComrovM's2eA"^ln'finNlchols and braad dled ay"ar ago ^oo,ooeor.pr^rtyvalued afnea?y firi?1?* polIce obtained their 'fliii ^Ti. 17 from a maid and Talls^ These servants said Zt , ,vL masked men bound and gagged th?T <b"' Proceeded to thelF*^^?,; ESS" . When_ the maid and htE lU^ Send Baby's Name and Addr to Shower of Gold Head quarters Immediately. NAMES WILL BE PUBLISH Fifteen Big Prizes in Golfe for Poplar Babies- of Clarksburg Vicinity. .m ?""]**?;;, "The little Muring* rac?>tu?? means more for the future c"' the children of a famlly- tbau the .advice in the world.. 'It gives them the right .start". ,; ?Wm. MoKINMSY | To be nominated as a competltc I in the Clarksburg Telegram's MSh.or? -Jll ? Mteem^BBB land your- baby are held by yo Ifriends. The Clarksburg ?Teleg**" Ishower of gold for bablerls;!vi.., [conceivable way, a creditable1 undi Itaking, and one in which IMWUJI Ian honor to take part. 1 But sometimes friends.are neglects land perhaps your baby has not-bee: Inomtnated. If you have not rece'?? Inotice that your little tot Is an I those nominated, lost no time, Isend or bring in his orhername Iday. In a few days we are-golni [publish the names of the dear u (darlings whose names have been t _ lin. You want your baby's name I appear among the most popular*. I West Virginia, don't you? We lit there, bo let's co-operat< Ibring in your baby's tamo andj |see that it appears' In the list ^ Then after your fcaby,'s "name^ I print the pictures? too, and lyou don't want your baby's r-? ?omitted from the gallery of.Jpopu (babies. Kive hundred dollars is the ? grs Iprize to. be awarded to' tbo babyvh" ling the greatest number of votes ?above and bevond the value. - Iprize Is the honor accruing I winner in- such an Mxtepr I You cannot overlook JSW.ln ?that gdes to the baby with 1votes it the end of this cam,_._ I so get busy and nominate your ibai Itoday. Then there are fourteen other gol |prlf.?s: two of *2S0. two of KHHip lof $75, two of $50, two qf"$25, l(lo and two of $10. Besides t ?teen gold prizes, any of which,; wi ?repay you for your most ardent?$ ?forts. ten per cent commission' wl ? be paid on all new ?ubscr?. ?money to all babies that have (enough votes to win a prize.' On another page of this, issue. Jbe found the nomination blank" :,aai ?if you want your little ode to shar ?in this $1,600 In gold for lost you ?spare time in calling on your friendi ?you should clip this blank, flU'.lt.oul " g, send or mall it to shower ?gold department of the Clarksb ?Telegram. Don't .put-It o!f,^b?Jt;'d6-r Itoday. >ER STOR" "? ""?i:",'. l-fi: the floor in her library. A towel^ been tied around her neck and twl ed tight. Her face was cut M bruised and her clothing torn,vlna eating that she thade made ah* fight for life. , The police devoted most.of. tb attention to Talis, who said that 1) had admitted the three men whC they rang the front basement dd? bell. ? Talls's confession Is expectedjto 1 uade public late today. " J t Owney Talis, a Russian U^nn.; wo and one-half months a hall n the home of Mrs. Nichols, -was i rested after be had confessed, t police-assert, to having played a i pn the crime: He was form: barged with murder. ' , All other servants in the hops ,*ere freed of suspicion. Deputy Fr pice Commissioner Lord announced.^ Although the burglars striped the victim's Angers and ears of diamond ind other jewels worth $10/000 the. railed to rifle her safe in which; she:; kept gems valuefc at from $230,000 to ?oo.ooo. ? ??J Tails, in what the police claim t is confession, is alleged'to have s bat for sometime several men-h reen endeavoring to get him to "si . Pq with them , to rob Mrs. Nichols; but that he had ; refused such " vances until Tuesday nigh. consented upon-the nn4, that Mrs. Nichols was not ' t harmed. He is further allei have told the police, that only , jewels, which his employer wore 1>er person were to be taken. CHOLERA INFANTUM PA Kathryii Petty, aged fbur-t daughter of Mr.,and Mrs. - Petty, oft MCT fct " 11 . o'cloc ng at the home of Industrial, vtf' Jld .